Tag: Elizabeth Allan

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COEHD faculty, students present at AERA annual meeting

The 2023 American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting will take place April 13–16 in Chicago. The conference is the world’s largest gathering of education researchers and practitioners, and a showcase for groundbreaking, innovative studies in a variety of areas. 

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Patriot-News highlights StopHazing’s involvement in school district anti-hazing efforts

In an article about efforts to combat hazing in the Middletown Area School District, the Patriot-News (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) noted a proposal in which StopHazing, an organization led by University of Maine Professor of Higher Education Elizabeth Allan, would work with the district for three years, collecting and assessing data on Middletown’s school culture through surveys and focus groups, then working with the district on a “culture shift process for hazing prevention” that would involve bystander intervention training, community outreach and other methods.

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Seattle TV station cites UMaine hazing study

KING-TV (Channel 5 in Seattle, Washington) cited a 2008 study led by University of Maine professor of higher education Elizabeth Allan, which found 47% of students have experienced hazing before college. The story focused on an investigation revealing a hazing incident at a Seattle area public high school.

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Allan and Dana interviewed about REACH Act

Professor of higher education Elizabeth Allan and Robert Dana, vice president for student life and inclusive excellence and dean of students at the University of Maine, were quoted by WFVX (Fox 22/ABC 7 in Bangor) and the Sierra Sun Times on Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King co-sponsoring a bill to address hazing on college campuses, known as the Report and Educate About Campus Hazing (REACH) Act.

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Allan’s research featured by Fox News

In an article about the impacts of hazing on colleges and universities, Fox News interviewed Elizabeth Allan, professor of higher education, about her research on hazing in higher education.

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